Post 459

For him, anywhere is a resting place. The shade of a tree and a sturdy bed of bricks provide a perfect spot for a siesta.

Photo by I.R. Arenas

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The Philippines – long inhabited by the Austronesian people and had interacted with its Asian neighbours for thousands of years – got its name from a foreign royalty, Felipe II of Spain. Ever since its colonisation, its culturally scattered people have tried to determine their collective identity which is now muddled with the prevailing globalised culture.

Photo by I.R. Arenas